Data Digest: Unintended Consequences of New Technology
New technologies and techniques can bring great advances, or they can create malicious fake videos, traffic problems, and racial profiling.
- By Upside Staff
- May 21, 2019
This article explains the dangers of so-called deepfakes that are hard to distinguish from real video.
Read more at PC Mag
Counter to the companies' own claims, a new study alleges that tech-enabled ridesharing companies are causing a rise in traffic and congestion.
Read more at Freight Waves
San Francisco is now the first city in the U.S. to prohibit the use of facial recognition technology by police and city agencies, citing concerns about civil liberties and racial bias.
Read more at NPR